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We Ladies Are Rather Strange

April 6, 2013
By LiraDaeris PLATINUM, Tucson, Arizona
LiraDaeris PLATINUM, Tucson, Arizona
22 articles 0 photos 135 comments

Favorite Quote:
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go!


We slice our swords through silent air
half hoping we look ridiculous enough 
for a real problem to lick its lips at us as easy prey
or draw the eyes of our brother and sister pages
and hope they point, but pray they don't laugh,
and force our masters to recognize our hopelessness
and alas give us up or take us in.  



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on Jun. 7 2013 at 10:23 pm
carothesparrow GOLD, Lilburn, Georgia
15 articles 9 photos 249 comments

Favorite Quote:
dont give up she will talk someday my friend made this quote she is really cool cause she understands about my sister
it starts with ONE to make a differerence!!! i learned this quote at a leadership camp

ohana means family no one gets left behind

this is mysterious and different i really like it

on May. 30 2013 at 5:23 am
fromtheashes GOLD, ~~~~~, Montana
14 articles 6 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I took the road less traveled, and that has made all the difference"~Robert Frost

I love this!

Zach_M said...
on Apr. 22 2013 at 7:15 pm
hmm, Not sure what you are trying to convey, but what I see is this:

I see failure; giving in to your weaknesses. Trying to hide from the world, but knowing that you can't do it forever so you give in. Not knowing the outcome of the situation, and what your going to bestow on the other side. Very supressed piece with a side of suspense. I like it

Mckay ELITE said...
on Apr. 22 2013 at 7:06 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
146 articles 0 photos 2260 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

Everyone does this; not just girls. Great poem. Lira, not Lisa. :) You convey something within us all.

on Apr. 21 2013 at 7:47 pm
ElisaTheDuck ELITE, Rigaud, Other
323 articles 5 photos 168 comments

Favorite Quote:
LOOK AT MY PROFILE. DO IT.

This poem is very mysterious. You have to read between the lines.....poems like this I find extraordinary and unique. Great job!

on Apr. 20 2013 at 11:13 pm
Fallen_ PLATINUM, Quakertown, Pennsylvania
25 articles 3 photos 436 comments

Favorite Quote:
" a shattered world is only an opening into a new beginning with laughs, smiles, and love all around enter the world of the light and away from the broken darkness"

lots of thoughts which i loved way to go i liked the flow and how you said easy prey in one part it was cool

on Apr. 19 2013 at 1:30 am
romanticpoet GOLD, Dhaka, Other
16 articles 2 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
love is like a rose, it has many colors & sights of beauty in spite of having thorns

lots of thoughts are hidden in the poem

on Apr. 18 2013 at 10:35 pm
AmorMoritur PLATINUM, Monroe, North Carolina
25 articles 38 photos 71 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are." ~Ernst Haas

this is so mysterious, and i think it really captures the way women act. never quite sure what we want, but thinking we know...love it <3

BlurAngel GOLD said...
on Apr. 14 2013 at 3:50 pm
BlurAngel GOLD, Bexleyheath, Other
16 articles 16 photos 58 comments

Favorite Quote:
Love is an Emotion of strong Affection and Personal Attachment.....

Ahh interesting,, there is mystery in the words, real interesting, love it.